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Old 12-03-2004, 02:35 PM   #1
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apt query concerning unstable entry

I've just installed debian from using netinstall, and I'm trying to upgrade it to the "unstable" distro. I've changed all the entries (using gnome-apt) swapping the word "testing" over to "unstable" but got this error in reference to the apt server. I'm sure its just a matter of finding the right string to access the approapriate section of the server, but i'm not sure what it would be. Any ideas?



HansenJ:/home/james# apt-get update
Get:1 unstable/main Packages [3349kB]
Err unstable/updates/main Packages
  404 Not Found
Ign unstable/updates/main Release
Get:2 unstable/main Release [82B]
Get:3 unstable/main Sources [1326kB]
Get:4 unstable/main Release [84B]
Fetched 4675kB in 30s (153kB/s)
Failed to fetch  404 Not Found
Reading Package Lists... Done
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
HansenJ:/home/james# xf86cfg
Old 12-03-2004, 02:54 PM   #2
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security is just for stable. Unstable and Testing branches don't have a repository on stable as the package is just overwritten in the unstable and testing repository.
Old 12-03-2004, 03:01 PM   #3
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Ahh.. Ok.. Cheers for the speedy reply..

So I guess I just remove that repository then

Thanks again..



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